The 2017 Fall Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The Fall cycle of Grants for the Common Good is here! This cycle will address three focus areas: meeting basic human needs, promoting economic vitality and preserving the environment. The first step in the process, the online Letter of Intent, will be accepted from until July 13. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more information. Should […]

Bunnelle Office Relocation

The rumors are true! We are proud to announce that the Bunnelle Foundation will be moving to a new office location on May 1, 2017! Our new building will be located in the Pawleys Business Center. The physical address is 95 Centermarsh Lane Pawleys Island, SC 29585 Please note that our mailing address will remain the same: PO Box 1965 […]

Michelle Mapp Joins Bunnelle Foundation Board of Directors

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle Mapp to its Board of Directors. Michelle joins the Foundation’s Board of Directors with 20 years of executive experience in program management. “We are very excited that Michelle has joined our Board of Directors. She is a proven leader and her service will provide benefits to our […]

The 2017 Spring Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The Spring cycle of Grants for the Common Good is here! This cycle will address two focus areas: encouraging positive youth development and addressing the root causes of poverty. The first step in the process, the online Letter of Intent, will be accepted from November 28 – January 5. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more […]

Bunnelle Foundation Announces $405,000 In Grants Awarded

  The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation recently awarded $405,000 in its “Grants for the Common Good” program to twenty-six organizations working in Georgetown County. This competitive grant cycle was completed in late October. Three areas of the Bunnelle Foundation mission were addressed in this cycle. Awards made in the area of “Meeting Basic Human Needs” were to American Red Cross, […]

Nonprofit Workers and the Vow of Poverty

Leadership. Leadership is the watchword of all conversations concerning business, government, politics and anything else that matters. Just as strong leadership makes for successful businesses, strong leadership is essential to the success of a nonprofit organization. Make no mistake, a nonprofit is a business and needs to be conducted as such.  It is governed by a Board of Directors who […]

The 2016 Fall Cycle of Grants for the Common Good

The Fall cycle of Grants for the Common Good is here! This cycle will address three focus areas: meeting basic human needs, promoting economic vitality and preserving the environment. The first step in the process, the online Letter of Intent, will be accepted from June 6 – July 7. Please see the Grants for the Common Good page for more […]

Bunnelle Foundation Announces $345,000 in Grants Awarded

The Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation recently awarded $345,000 in its “Grants for the Common Good” program to twenty-two organizations working in Georgetown County. This competitive grant cycle was completed in April. Geales Sands, Executive Director, said, “We are pleased and proud to support these nonprofits. They all share our goal of improving the quality of life for our County’s residents.” […]

Lowcountry Giving Day 2016 Results

On May 3 and May 4, many Georgetown County nonprofits participated in Lowcountry Giving Day 2016.  The event was a 24-hour crowdfunding event designed to encourage the use of online technology for nonprofits to stimulate donor engagement and increase donor reach. This year, nearly 20,000 individual donations were made in the Lowcountry, totaling almost $4.2 million! This year marked the […]

Lowcountry Giving Day is on May 3rd, 2016!

Visit www.lowcountrygivingday.org for more information. On May 3, 2016, our community will unite for Lowcountry Giving Day, 24 hours of unprecedented nonprofit giving. This is your chance to make a real impact! Giving is easy (and fun), you can even pledge today!Give online at www.lowcountrygivingday.org or via text by visiting text.gives and using the keyword of your favorite nonprofits to […]